Sign: Beshlagnahmt fuer Einsatzstab RR. Einstritt streng verboten!
Gift of Ralph Goodman
Id no. 1368.91, Document, German, Ukrainian
This sign, in German and Ukrainian, designates an area for Einsatzgruppen staff only, and explains that entrance to all others is ?Strictly Forbidden!? The Einsatzgruppen were mobile killing units designed to carry out the Nazi plans for the ?Final Solution? on the Eastern Front, especially in Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Ukraine. The donor of this artifact, Ralph Goodman, was an American attorney who helped in the prosecution of Nazi war criminals at the post-war Nuremberg Trials.
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